Last year was a good year for all cinema lovers. While we still were stuck at home, glued to the screen, we got to make the best use of it. Many films were released online while some also made it to the theatres. Some made a huge impact, while some were a disappointment. After another great year of good stories and content, the Oscars 2022 nominations have been finally announced.

From Dune to Drive My Car, the nominations focused on identifying an eclectic set of talents and movies across 23 categories. The announcement, made by actors Tracee Ellis-Ross and Leslie Jordan, was revealed on the Academy’s social media pages.

Here is the complete list of Oscars 2022 nominations below:

Best Picture

The Power of the Dog

Dune

Don’t Look Up

Licorice Pizza

West Side Story

King Richard

CODA

Belfast

Drive My Car

Nightmare Alley

 

Directing

Kenneth Branagh (Belfast)

Ryusuke Hamaguchi (Drive My Car)

Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza)

Jane Campion (Power of the Dog)

Steven Spielberg (West Side Story)

Adapted Screenplay

CODA

Drive My Car

Dune

The Lost Daughter

The Power of the Dog

 

Original Screenplay

Licorice Pizza

Belfast

Don’t Look UP

King Richard

The Worst Person in the World

 

Actor in a Supporting Role

Ciaran Hinds (Belfast)

Troy Kotsur (CODA)

Jesse Plemons (The Power of the Dog)

J K Simmons (Being the Ricardos)

Kodi Smit-McPhee (The Power of the Dog)

Actress in a Supporting Role

Jessie Buckley (The Lost Daughter)

Ariana DeBose (West Side Story)

Judy Dench (Belfast)

Kristen Dunst (The Power of the Dog)

Aunjanue Ellis (King Richard)

 

Actress in a Leading role

Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye)

Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter)

Penelope Cruz (Parallel Mothers)

Nicole Kidman (Being The Ricardos)

Kristen Stewart (Spencer)

 

Actor in a Leading Role

Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog)

Will Smith (King Richard)

Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick… Boom)

Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth)

Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos)

 

International Feature Film

Drive My Car (Japan)

Flee (Denmark)

The Hand of the God (Italy)

Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom (Bhutan)

The Worst Person in the World (Norway)

 

Production Design

Dune

Nightmare Alley

The Power of the Dog

The Tragedy of Macbeth

West Side Story

Cinematography

Dune

Nightmare Alley

The Power of the Dog

The Tragedy of Macbeth

West Side Story

 

Visual Effects

Dune

Free Guy

No Time to Die

Shang-Chi and the Legend of Ten Rings

Spider-Man: No Way Home

 

Documentary Feature

Ascension

Attica

Flee

Summer of Soul (…Or When the Revolution Could not Be Televised)

Writing With Fire

 

Documentary Short

Audible

Lead Me Home

The Queen of Basketball

Three Songs for Benazir

When We Were Bullies

 

Animated Feature

Encanto

Flee

Luca

The Mitchells Vs the Machines

Raya and the Last Dragon

 

Original Song

Be Alive (King Richard)

Does Orguitas (Encanto)

Down to Joy (Belfast)

No Time to Die (No Time to Die)

Somehow You Do (Four Good Days)

 

Original Score

Don’t Look Up

Dune

Encanto

Parallel Mothers

The Power of the Dog

 

Makeup and Hairstyling

Coming 2 America

Cruella

Dune

The Eyes of Tammy Faye

House of Gucci

 

Film Editing

Don’t Look Up

Dune

King Richard

The Power of the Dog

Tick, Tick… Boom

Live-Action Short

Ala Kachuu-Take And Run

The Dress

The Long Goodbye

On My Mind

Please Hold

 

Animated Short

Affairs of the Art

Bestia

Boxballet

Robin Robin

The Windshield Wiper

 

Sound

Belfast

Dune

No Time to Die

The Power of the Dog

West Side Story

 

Costume Design

Cruella

Cyrano

Dune

Nightmare Alley

West Side Story

 

The 94th Academy Awards will be held on March 27th, 2022 at Hollywood’s iconic Dolby Theatre. This time around, the Oscars will be an in-person event and it will also have a host for the first time in three years.

 

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